February 14, 2017

Be ready for that first warm day.


You know that day.

That first warm day of spring.

When you leave your house and squint in the sunshine, turning your head towards the warmth like a flower bends towards the sun. When you walk down the street and see that guy in cargo shorts and Birkenstocks with a frisbee under his arm en route to the park. When a kid walks by eating and ice cream cone and you realize you're not wearing a hat and you're okay. When people seem to smile more and everyone is making eye contact and giving a knowing nod that says, "We made it."

Be ready for that day. Get your bike tuned-up now.


February 01, 2017

Andrea's new bike day.


Andrea puts a lot of miles on her bike. She also happens to be an incredible human. Andrea is involved in countless initiatives making Burlington a better place, all while spreading smiles and positivity with her contagious laughter. As the Official Gardener of Old Spokes Home, she is responsible for transforming our little postage stamp lot into a Seussian world of beautiful plant life each spring.


January 11, 2017

We're hiring experienced mechanics. Work with us!


Old Spokes Home is seeking full-time mechanics to work in our unique and bustling bike shops located in Burlington, Vermont, one of the best little cities for health, food, and outdoor recreation.

 


December 28, 2016

Holiday Kids Bike Bonanza & 2016 recap


The idea for the Holiday Kids Bike Bonanza was conceived of just before Thanksgiving. At the shops we've put thousands of kids on bikes, but we had never organized an off-site bike giveaway or sale. We gave ourselves four short weeks sandwiched between two major holidays to figure out the logistics, raise the funds, get the word out, and make it happen. We managed our expectations.


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OLD SPOKES HOME

 

322 North Winooski Ave.
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Tel:
(802) 863-4475

HOURS
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday:
CLOSED

 

COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

(formerly known as Bike Recycle Vermont)

664 Riverside Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401

Tel: (802) 264-9687

EVERYBODY BIKES PROGRAM HOURS
Tuesday: 1pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 1pm - 5pm
Friday: 1pm - 5pm

Hours for volunteering, classes, and youth programs vary. Check out their respective pages to learn more.

CREATING ACCESS TO BIKES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THEY PROVIDE FOR OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY.


 

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